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View Poll Results: In your opinion, what is President Obama's race?
White 4 1.73%
Black 59 25.54%
Multiracial 142 61.47%
I don't believe in "race" 26 11.26%
Voters: 231. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-05-2011, 06:09 PM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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So he didn't answer "biracial" in one poll and all the sudden he doesn't acknowledge his racial status, never mind the numerous times he does refer to it and also openly talk about his white mother and black father.

Do you tell everyone everything all the time? Aren't there some times you reserve information in that instance for whatever reason (e.g. your political or religious beliefs in a job interview or the intimate details of sex with your partner while conversing with your mother)? That doesn't mean you don't acknowledge it overall. Maybe you just find it's unnecessary or unwise to share that particular piece of information in that specific situation.

Why he put down "black" in that poll is a matter of speculation. Unless we're inside Obama's head, we can't know why.
LOL....I suggest you aim your cyber rage for the LA Times....
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Old 04-05-2011, 06:31 PM
 
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10 pages on this race-baiting troll thread? Really?
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Old 04-05-2011, 06:33 PM
 
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Holy crap, and some claim liberals talk about race too much.

He identifies with blacks because he looks like a black, and thats probably who he has been accepted by.

Can we talk about some issues with any substance please?
He looks black?

Obama
http://ts3.mm.bing.net/images/thumbnail.aspx?q=605399820342&id=e2b1ea24b4f9acd29 27becf630582c18&url=http%3a%2f%2fupload.wikimedia. org%2fwikipedia%2fcommons%2fc%2fcb%2fBarack_Obama_ at_NH.jpg (broken link)

A real black
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Nah, Obama is simply a mutt. He looks like one too.
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Old 04-05-2011, 06:40 PM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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10 pages on this race-baiting troll thread? Really?
The LA Times was race baiting?

Wow.
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:02 PM
 
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The LA Times was race baiting?

Wow.
You think they are above that sort of thing, do you?
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:07 PM
 
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Bi-racial at a minimum.

[but not an issue for me one way or the other...]
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:17 PM
 
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You think they are above that sort of thing, do you?
WEll..now that you bring it up,I would think the LA Times wouldn't have a problem race baiting.

It is a leftist rag afterall.
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:35 PM
 
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Is it possible that because of our society that it is much more socially accepted and easier to identify as Black? I identify as multiracial, but usually am called Black by both BLACKS and WHITES.

Simply put, it's easier to say Black since EVERYONE else says it too.
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Old 04-05-2011, 09:37 PM
 
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WEll..now that you bring it up,I would think the LA Times wouldn't have a problem race baiting.

It is a leftist rag afterall.
Really, we could do without the partisan hackery.

As if WND doesn't do worse.

Journalists have no ethics, nor do they have to generally. It's one of the down sides of the First Amendment.

Politics has very little to do with this phenomenon.
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:53 AM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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Really, we could do without the partisan hackery.
Left yourself open to that one....
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As if WND doesn't do worse.
LA Times and WND....yeah I guess they are equivalent.

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Journalists have no ethics, nor do they have to generally. It's one of the down sides of the First Amendment.

Politics has very little to do with this phenomenon.[
I disagree,the mainly leftist media has been a little..........slow or unwilling to take to task Obama on anything.
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